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Buffalo, New York / Plane Crash #934264

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The focus on the actions of the crew in the investigation of the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 featured; details given of the experience of pilots Rebecca Shaw and Marvin Renslow††; animation shown; statistics on regional carriers cited. [Retired pilot Tom CASEY†- says it’s about judgment.] [NTSB’s Steve CHEALANDER†- comments on pilot training.] [Regional Airline Assn. Roger COHEN†- comments on the standards of regional airlines.] [Pilot Capt. Chesley SULLENBERGER – comments on his training and experience in landing his plane in the Hudson River.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:02:40

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